Edible Garden

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mushrooms

Grow Your Own Delicious Mushrooms

Store bought mushrooms just aren't quite the same as fresh ones right out of your yard. However, just like most gardening, growing mushrooms takes a bit of know how that many people don't have. Learn...
apple tree

Growing Fruit Trees in Your Yard

If you love fruit and purchase it often, you may be interested to learn that commercially grown fruit you get from your local grocery store is often picked long before it's ready so it...

The Highest Antioxidant Foods You Can Grow

It is so wonderful to know that you can heal yourself with the foods that you grow in your own garden. Antioxidants are what you need to fight cancer, premature aging, and heart disease....
three tomatoes

The Ultimate Tomato Growing Guide

The tomato -- is it a fruit or vegetable? It's possibly the most delicious and versatile summer fruit ever! There's a lot to learn about growing and preserving tomatoes. Our tomato growing tips and...
Oak Tree

The Perfect Bare Root Trees For Your Garden

Bare root trees are deciduous, meaning they lose their leaves and go dormant in the winter. Because of this dormancy, growers are able to dig up and transport these trees without containers, saving time...
Spices

30 Health Benefits of Herbs and Spices

Spices and herbs have been part of most traditional diets since forever and that's not just because they add a lot of flavor to dishes. Research has shown that they contain components that are...
Greenhouse Vegetables

55 Health Benefits of Vegetables

If you're like most people, your mother frequently told you to "eat your vegetables". We all know that they are good for our health, but many people don't realize the magnitude and scope of...
Greenhouse tips

Greenhouses 101 – Grow Year Round!

Having fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs available throughout the year is very convenient. It results in less gas needed to run to the store and less garbage created. These are just a few of...
how to overwinter your spring veggies

How to Overwinter Your Spring Veggies

What is Overwintering Your Garden Overwintering is the process of creating a safe dormant state for your plants during the winter months. There are several ways to do this, but the best way for you...
Jalapeños

How To Stop Jalapeños From Turning Black

Jalapeños are the perfect addition to any meal thanks to their spicy heat flavor. While most jalapeños are green when you pick them, some can be black or starting to turn black. If you've...
Pumpkin Harvesting Safety Tips

Guide to Pumpkin Harvesting and Storing Seeds

Nothing screams the fall quite like pumpkins do. This crop comes in all different sizes and serves countless purposes. With pumpkins, you can even make everything from pies to decorations out of it. We...
asparagus

The Asparagus That Ate Winter!

Grown for its edible stalks, Asparagus is usually planted in January or February, as soon as the soil is not frozen and workable. Asparagus is a perennial vegetable with a high yield – 8...
extracting honey from hive

The 411 On Extracting Honey From A Hive

One of the most delicious things that mother nature has provided us with is the natural delicacy of honey. It can only be made by the talented busy bees, and mankind can’t touch that....
edible flowers cocktails

Using Your Flowers At Drink Garnish This Season

Edible flowers are still something a lot of people don't take advantage of when it comes to adding a little something extra to their plates and glasses. And rightfully so if you don't have...
growing spagehtti squash

Growing Impressive Spaghetti Squash

This incredibly versatile item is actually a member of the fruit group. Of all the varieties of squash, the spaghetti squash definitely has the most to offer in the way of options. There is...
harvest swiss chard

Instructions: How To Harvest Swiss Chard

Also known as perpetual, Mangold, crab beet, spinach beet, or silverbeet, Swiss chard is a leafy vegetable that produces fresh greens all summer long. Besides adding great beauty to your garden, it’s also an...
plant Halloween pumpkins

When To Plant Halloween Pumpkins For Fall Harvest

Growing pumpkins can be fun as well as rewarding and easy. There are many varieties of pumpkins but for today we will concentrate on the ones that most people use for jack-o-lanterns: the Connecticut...
plum trees

Planting Plum Trees In Your Garden

Who's in the mood for some tasty, sweet, plump plums this summer season? Plums are excellent for beginner gardeners who wish to grow fruit trees. Plum trees are not only easy to grow, but...

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